Meet the Team

Meet the Team

At Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics, we understand all our patients are unique. That’s why we work to deliver a personalized experience in orthodontic care; one that reflects your individual needs. Each orthodontist in our Seattle, WA, practices is committed to you and your family in order to create a relaxing, stress-free, and rewarding visit throughout any treatment you receive. We are excited to welcome you and your family, and look forward to helping you reach your unique goals in oral health.

We look forward to providing you with V.I.P. service!


Orthodontist Seattle WA

Joan | Financial Coordinator

I’m a native to the Seattle area and have been working in the dental field for over 30 years. About 18 years ago I changed from working in general dentistry to orthodontics and have never looked back. Here at Leone and Vaughn Ortho, I work with patient financing, billing and insurance. I love seeing the difference having a beautiful smile can make in our patients’ self – esteem and appearance. I have three grown, married children and six beautiful grandchildren. I love spending time with my large family, as well as boating, gardening, and traveling with my husband and friends.


Tuesday | Treatment and Front Office Coordinator

Hi my name is Tuesday. I am the Treatment and Front Office Coordinator with Leone and Vaughn Orthodontics. I am so privileged to be a part of this wonderful team. It is more than orthodontics here; it is building long lasting relationships. The most rewarding part of my day is meeting with our new patients and welcoming them to our “family”.

I was born and raised in Hawaii and I am so proud to call Seattle home. I have worked in many positions within the dental field for over 20 years. My journey has led me right here to Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn. Our practice is always learning, growing and utilizing the latest in science and technologies. I am able to utilize my knowledge and experience every day; I have a wonderful and rewarding career. In my spare time I enjoy time with my husband and my two wonderful sons. We love to be outdoors and making the trip home to Hawaii as often as possible.


Khadra | Front Desk Coordinator

Hello, my name is Khadra, I am one of the first people you will see when you come in the door. I am one of the front desk coordinators also known as “the swirl.” I have been working with Drs. Leone and Vaughn since 2007. I love coming to work every day and seeing our patients achieve the smile they have always wanted. I’ve recently gone back to school and love the support I’ve been receiving from Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn and my fabulous co workers. I was born in Mogadishu, Somalia and my family moved to Seattle after the civil war broke out in 1991. I can say Seattle is HOME. When I’m not out scoping out the latest fashions I am spending time with my lovely family and the Vaughn kids, Claudio and Gabriella. They have practically adopted me into their family.


Chanthavy | Orthodontic Assistant

Hi my name is Chanthavy, I am a clinical assistant with Leone and Vaughn orthodontics for over 5 years. I enjoy working here with such wonderful and amazing doctors and
staff.. This year marks my 10th year as a dental assistant . I love what I do because I help create healthy and beautiful smiles. I had my braces done here, now my teeth are
perfectly straight. Outside of work I enjoy time with my 8 year old daughter Qulani. I love to teach her our language which is Cambodian. We also enjoy swimming.


Linda A. | Clinical Assistant and Clinical Coordinator

I am the lead clinical assistant and clinical coordinator at Leone and Vaughn Orthodontics. I have over 30 years of experience working in the field of orthodontics. I enjoy working with Drs. Leone and Vaughn because of the cutting edge orthodontic experience they provide to our patients. I also enjoy continuing my education with the new learning experiences within the office. When I’m not educating patients and fellow team members or working in our in office lab, I enjoy being outdoors and working in my garden. I also love spending time with my husband, our children, and our two grandsons.

Becca | Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Becca. I have enjoyed my career in the orthodontic field as an assistant for 3 years. I am so happy to have found my way to LVO! My favorite part of the day is helping our patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. I am affectionately teased for being the office people keeper. I have this knack for knowing where everyone in the team is at any given moment. In my spare time I love to go to Husky games, wedding planning and spending time with my wonderful family in Lake Stevens.

Desa | Lab Technician

Hi my name is Desa. I am a Lab Technician at Leone and Vaughn Orthodontics. I have been a lab tech since 1996, and one of the things I enjoy most about this office is that I get the opportunity to work directly with the doctors to create appliances. I also love the people I get to work with; they all have great personalities and truly care about our patients.
I am a Washington native. My son, Nico is the apple of my eye, the stars in my sky, and the light of my life. I am passionate about art and being able to use my creativity in the appliances I make is deeply satisfying. I also enjoy dancing, music, and singing…in fact if you peek in the lab you’ll probably catch me doing all three!


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